Christian Dior's New Look, 1947. As a reaction to the rationing of World War II the new look, using many metres of fabric, came into fashion. It was a return to the classic feminine shape, emphasising the bust and hips, with a tiny waist. I love how glamorous this looks with the tiny jacket and voluminous skirt.
Paint me beautiful! Brushstrokes and high volume make Christian Dior haute couture show a work of art
Homage: John Galliano paid tribute to illustrator René Gruau in his latest haute couture collection for Christian Dior. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1350115/Christian-Dior-haute-couture-Brushstrokes-primary-colours-make-work-art.html#ixzz2JqEX9I47